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March 2014

The March 2014 issue of BBC Sky at Night Magazine is out in the shops now!

Here’s what’s inside the 108-pages and coverdisc.

- The definitive guide to Jupiter… All you need to know to observe and image the mighty gas giant as it rides high in the sky.

- The perils of perihelion - Catch up with the scientists who are trying to work out what exactly happened to comet ISON.

- Observing in an uncertain future… What's next for Chile's aging observatories? .

- GRAIL: beneath the surface... How a pair of orbiters that never landed on the Moon dug up the secrets of its interior.

Imaging from afar – How easy is it to take an astro image with a robotic scope? We try our hand at it to find out.

- Reviews: we review the Borg 89ED f/4.3 astrograph, the Celestron Skyris 445C colour imaging camera and the Pentax Astrotracer DSLR camera kit.

-  Watch an episode of The Sky at Night, print out our deep sky tour chart, read get started guides, print out observing forms to record your observations, watch astronomy videos and view your Hotshots pictures on the coverdisc.

- Guides covering how to capture an image of the crescent of Venus, sketch Saturn and observe the lunar crater Taruntius.

- The world’s biggest and best skyguide to what you can see in the night skies in February including the Deep-Sky Tour of deep sky objects in the November night skies.

- The monthly Bulletin pages which bring you up to date on all the latest astronomical news as well as Cutting Edge analysis articles which highlight brand new research. 

- Our Scope Doctor answers your technical kit questions.

- Interactive: your letters, tweets, forum posts and readers’ scopes

- Gear – a round up of the latest astronomical accessories

- What’s On listings – find out what astronomy events are on near you (also with astronomy related tv & radio listings.)

- Hotshots - this month's pick of your very best astrophotos

- Beautiful new images from space in Eye on the Sky.

- The latest astronomy books reviewed.

On Sale Date: 
20/02/2014
Issue Number: 
106